Are Your Gaming Purchases Helping Criminals Launder Money?
Loot boxes, premium currencies, and cosmetic items are all the rage in gaming today—with some gamers even turning to online marketplaces to buy in-game items from strangers. But did you ever stop to think about where those items are coming from? Criminals are always looking for new and innovative ways to turn a profit. Let’s talk about how they could be using your favorite game to achieve their own seedy objectives.
Joshua A. Nash, CFE [Affiliate Writer, MulehornGaming.com], Ryan J. Burch, CFE, CAMS [Senior Compliance Officer, JPMorgan Chase]